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Uganda

Indigenous knowledge for weather forecasting and resilience in East Africa

31 Oct 2017, CCAFS

Context-specific and user-friendly weather forecasting information determines the resilience of farmers and pastoralists to weather variability and climate change. Recent case studies of weather forecasting practices across East Africa allow for indigenous and scientific experts to discuss how to integrate their knowledge on weather and climate.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)
  • Website: http://www.opm.go.ug/
  • Contact:Assistant Commissioner/Disaster Management
  • Phone:+256 041 434 3898 +256 772 313 093


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)
  • Website: http://www.opm.go.ug/
  • Contact:Assistant Commissioner/Disaster Management
  • Phone:+256 041 434 3898 +256 772 313 093
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